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Frequently Asked Questions

I'd like to get a facial fat transfer to surprise my husband. My face has sunken quite a bit in the last few years, and I think it would be fun to show him a new me. I'd like to know how my face will look before the procedure, though. Are there any imaging programs that can show me the projected results of my fat transfer on the computer screen?

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Yes, I use a digital imaging system that can simulate your results. During the consultation, we will obtain several images of your face and neck from different angles that…

I'm 22, and I only want minor nose adjustments, so I'm interested in getting a non-surgical nose job. It worries me though, that the internet claims that these procedures take only 15 minutes. Are non-surgical nose jobs performed with less concern for precision?

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Minor adjustments to the nose can be made with the use of a variety of injectables. This is intended to correct minor contour irregularities but not to impart a major change…

I can't afford an expensive surgical rhinoplasty, so I'm thinking about getting a non-surgical rhinoplasty. I have a crooked nose, though, so I'm afraid the non-surgical option won't be enough. Can non-surgical nose jobs fix crooked noses?

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If your nose is significantly crooked, you will definitely require surgery. I consider injectables in the nose to be useful for minor contour adjustments but do not view thi…

I'm an 18 year old girl, and I'm interested in getting a non-surgical rhinoplasty due to how much less invasive the procedure is. I know that swelling for surgical nose jobs can take a year to disappear. Is there any swelling from a non-surgical nose job?

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Surgery is the only means to provide you a significant long-lasting change to your nose. I consider the term non-surgical rhinoplasty a bit misleading. Minor adjustments ca…

What is the difference between Botox and Dysport? How would you choose which brand is best for me?

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Both Botox and Dysport are neurotoxins that block the release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction, thereby inhibiting motor function. This results in temporary …

I am interested in a chemical peel. How many sessions are needed for the full treatment?

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I currently use 35% TCA (tricarboxylic acid) as a medium depth chemical peel. This is beneficial for mild to moderate sun-damaged skin and reduces areas of hyperpigmentation…

What is the difference between a necklift and neck liposuction? Which of the two is more invasive?

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A neck lift and neck liposuction are surgical procedures that can both provide a substantial improvement in the aging neck. Patients who have only a mild to moderate amount …

I'd like to get my ears pinned because they protrude very far and are mouse-like. How long does this surgery take? Is it invasive?

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Surgery for protruding ears is called otoplasty. This typically takes approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours and can be done under general anesthesia, IV sedation, or local anesthes…

I have a large scar on my upper left cheek that I would like removed. What is the process of scar revision? Is the scar completely eliminated after the procedure?

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I would need to evaluate your scar to fully answer this question. However, in general, scars that are wide, elevated, depressed, or aligned in an unpleasing direction on the…

What are some non-surgical alternatives for a facelift?

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If you have a significant amount of sagging of the jaw line and neck, I do not believe there is a good non-surigical alternative to a face lift. Some patients who have volum…